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Linda Hazzard

Linda Burfield Hazzard, nicknamed the "Starvation Doctor" was an American quack, fraud, and swindler noted for her promotion of fasting as a treatment. She was imprisoned by the state of Washington for a number of deaths resulting from this at a sanitarium she operated there in the early 20th century. Her treatments were responsible for at least 15 deaths. Born 1867 in Carver County, Minnesota, she died during a fast in 1938... Read More

BornLynda Laura Burfield
December 18, 1867
Carver, Minnesota
DiedJune 24, 1938 (aged 70)
Other namesLinda Burfield Hazzard
OccupationConfidence trickster, alternative medicine practitioner
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